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Bendersville Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-B-B463

Scope and Contents

Records of Bendersville Preparative Meeting, 1893-1905, including Men's Minutes, 1893-1903; Property Records, 1905; and Miscellaneous Papers, 1890-1891.

Dates

  • 1890-1903

Language of Materials

Records in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to the Repository. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the individual Meeting or its successor. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Repositories as the holder(s) of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

After the Separation of 1828, the few families from Warrington and Menallen Monthly Meeting who identified with the Orthodox came under the care of the Baltimore Monthly Meeting. Not until 1893 was a Preparative Meeting formed and a Meeting site procured for the Orthodox Friends in the village of Bendersville in Adams County, Pennsylvania. It was laid down in 1903.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Arrangement

Divided into series: Men's Meeting and Joint; Property Records.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF BENDERSVILLE PREPARATIVE MEETING
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Quaker Collection
Date
2008
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library